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A Journey to Space starts in this Vacuum Chamber

Vacuum Chamber

When scientists have to test hardware designed to operate in the vast reaches of space, they start in this vacuum chamber.

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By |May 20, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: |

Testing Shape Changing Wing Flaps for Green aviation

Testing Shape Changing Wing Flaps

This photo was taken by an automated Wing Deflection Measurement System (WDMS) camera in the G-III, that photographed the ACTE experimental wing every second during the flight and a NASA F-15D chasing the G-III.

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By |May 17, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

Ten-Engine Electric Plane Prototype first fly

GL-10 ten-engine electric plane

The Greased Lightning or GL-10 ten-engine electric plane prototype, currently in the design and testing phase, takes off for the first time.   Watch the video…

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By |May 2, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

NASA’s NExSS leading the search for Life on Distant Worlds

NASA's NExSS search for Life on Distant Worlds program

In a new effort NASA with NExSS, is bringing together experts spanning a variety of scientific fields for an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life on exoplanets.

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By |April 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

NASA’s Modular Robotic Vehicle can drive sideways

NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle MRV

NASA’s new Modular Robotic Vehicle advanced electric rover prototype, can drive sideways, drift around corners.   Take a look at the video…

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By |April 17, 2015|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , , , , |

NASA Tests Green Aviation Technology

Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator

Specially outfitted Boeing 757 airplane called the ecoDemonstrator, designed by NASA, will help reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

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By |April 7, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

NASA tests ‘Flying Saucer’ Mars lander

‘Flying Saucer’ Mars lander

NASA is testing ‘Flying Saucer’ Mars lander, which will play a crucial role in future Red planet missions.

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By |April 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

The devastating effect of humans on Earth

Melting Qori Kalis glacier Peru

The devastating effect of humans on planet Earth, presented in these amazing ‘now and then’ images from NASA.   Melting Qori Kalis glacier Peru

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By |March 27, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

New LEAPTech Electric Plane by NASA

LEAPTech Electric Plane by NASA

Within a few years NASA hopes to fly electric X-plane, replacing the wings and engines of a Tecnam P2006T with an improved version of the LEAPTech wing.

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By |March 18, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

NASA test-fires most powerful rocket booster

Fire up of Deep Space Rocket Booster

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up by NASA, on Wednesday.   Watch the video…

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By |March 12, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |